The Arc of Howard County Award Rise to the Challenge Grant!

The Arc of Howard County was awarded a Rise to the Challenge Grant from Howard County County Executive Calvin Ball

The Arc of Howard County is very excited to receive the Howard County “Rise to the Challenge” grant from Howard County Executive Calvin Ball! Thank you Howard County and congratulations to all of the other recipients – you are all amazing organizations! Together we are rising to the Challenge! Click here to see the presentations on YouTube or watch below.

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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Join the Maryland Department of Health’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the Maryland Community of Practice for Supporting Families for its Supporting Families Webinar Series on Wednesday, October 14, 2020, at noon.

This webinar series is facilitated by Mary Anne Kane-Breschi, both the parent of a young woman with multiple disabilities and the Director of Family Supports for the DDA. Utilizing the principles and tools of Charting the LifeCourse (CtLC) framework, Mary Anne, along with special guests and subject matter experts:

  • Mel Smith, Self-Advocate
  • Tracy Wright, People On The Go
  • Babette Smith, Parent and Owner of Intentional Support, LCC, and Support Broker
  • Gail Godwin, Executive Director of Shared Support Maryland, Inc.
  • Thelma Green, Project Action!
  • Samantha Davis
  • Joan Rumenap, Accessible Resources for Independence (ARI)
  • Amanda Frey

Families and individuals with disabilities will learn about person centered planning, what it is, its purpose, and their role in its development.

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Coronavirus: Information & Updates October 1, 2020

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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Join the Maryland Department of Health’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the Maryland Community of Practice for Supporting Families for its Supporting Families Webinar Series on Wednesday, September 30, 2020, at noon.

This webinar series is facilitated by Mary Anne Kane-Breschi, both the parent of a young woman with multiple disabilities and the Director of Family Supports for the DDA. Utilizing the principles and tools of Charting the LifeCourse (CtLC) framework, Mary Anne, along with special guests and subject matter experts will address different topics and areas of concern, such as Electronic Visit Verification (EVV) on September 30 and Person Centered Planning Training on October 14. The topic for the October 28 webinar will be announced shortly.

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Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland

Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland

For your information, see below for Step-by-Step Guide to Voting in Maryland. This guide, produced by Independence Now: A Center for Independent Living, provides information on in-person and mail-in voting, and voter registration, during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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Join the Maryland Department of Health’s Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the Maryland Community of Practice for Supporting Families for its Supporting Families Webinar Series on Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at noon.

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There’s Still Time To Sponsor TEE IT UP for The Arc Annual Golf Tournament!

Join Bucky and Barbara out on the greens! TEE IT UP for The Arc Annual Golf Tournament will be held on Friday, October 2, 2020, at Waverly Woods Golf Club. The Arc of Howard County was greatly affected by COVID-19 and needs your support now more than ever! There’s still time to be a sponsor. Spaces are limited so register online now.

Become a Sponsor

There are two ways to become a sponsor:

  1. Register online.
  2. Download the form below and mail (The Arc of Howard County, 11735 Homewood Road, Ellicott City, MD 21042), fax (410-730-0730), or email it to Jill Berry, Resource Development and Volunteer Coordinator jberry@archoward.org.
Become a Sponsor of TEE IT UP!

Sponsorship Levels

Special COVID-19 Signature Sponsorship — $10,000

The Masters — $5,000

U.S. Open — $2,500

PGA Championship — $2,000

Hole In One — $1,500

Closest to the Pin — $1,500

Longest Drive — $1,500

Beverage Cart — $1,500

Special Hole Sponsorship — $800

Golf Foursome — $600

Player Prizes Sponsor — $500

Tee Sign — $250

For more information, contact Barbara Moyer, Director of Marketing, Communications and Events, bmoyer@archoward.org or call 410-730-0638 Ext. 306.

See you on the greens!

Become a Sponsor of TEE IT UP!

 

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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Please join the Maryland Department of Health Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the Maryland Community of Practice for Supporting Families for its Supporting Families Webinar Series on Wednesday, August 19, 2020, at noon. The topic is “Reopening: Things to Consider.”

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This webinar is facilitated by Mary Anne Kane Breschi, Parent and DDA’s Director of Family Supports. Guests will include:

  • Bernard Simons, DDA, Deputy Secretary
  • Nicholas Burton, DDA, Central Regional Director
  • Shawn Kros, CEO, The Arc Northern Chesapeake Region
  • Kimberly Marchman, Parent

The next webinar in this series is: Wednesday, September 2, 2020, at noon.

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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On Wednesday, July 22nd, at noon, the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the MD Community of Practice for Supporting Families will present the webinar: Building Partnerships. The webinar is part of the Supporting Families Webinar Series.

The webinar is facilitated by Mary Anne Kane Breschi, Parent and DDA’s Director of Family Supports. Cindy Kaufman, Sibling and Director of Strategic Operations at SEEC will be her guest. Mary Anne and Cindy will discuss the importance of building strong partnerships between community providers and the families of people they support. When providers and families work together the person they care about and serve is better served and more likely to thrive! Learn about SEEC’s challenge, as well as their innovative solutions, for example, their Parent Think Team to strengthen their partnership with families in an effort to better support the people they serve.

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Community of Practice for Supporting Families Webinar Series

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On Wednesday, August 5th, at noon, the Developmental Disabilities Administration (DDA) and the MD Community of Practice for Supporting Families will present the webinar: Building Partnerships. The webinar is part of the Supporting Families Webinar Series.

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